History of Press Freedom in Indonesia: The Series; Pt. III

This is a 3-Part series of brief Indonesian press freedom history. How Indonesian press started, how they fight for their right of free expression...

Independence of the Media Challenged as Efforts for Countering Extremism Rise

With extremism in its many manifestations, a free and independent media can be a beacon of hope in sea of chaotic, violent debates. They...

Free Dawit Isaak! It’s Been 15 Years Already

Dawit Isaak has been arrested since 2001. In 1997, with a group of journalists, Isaak found Setit, the first independent newspaper in Eritrea’s history. During 2001 a group of politicians and ministers, who later named “G-15”, began criticizing the first President of Eritrea Isaias Afewerki of his way in running the country. The G-15 demanded elections to be held as promised and for the propose of constitution to be implemented.

Fact-Checking in the time of Fake News

Fact-checking is getting increasingly important in today's media environment. Here are some simple tips and tricks to help you to discern between facts and...

Hoax: A Rising Concern in Indonesia

Hoaxes are a cause of concern in Indonesia. Agus Sudibyo, Chairman of the Indonesian Network of Anti-Hoax Reporters (JAWARAH) delivered the aforementioned statement during an...

Independence of the Media Challenged as Efforts for Countering Extremism Rise

With extremism in its many manifestations, a free and independent media can be a beacon of hope in sea of chaotic, violent debates. They...

Good Practices in Media and Information Literacy

By Meghan Levana and Putri Aulia Faradina Media and Information Literacy (MIL) is an effective way to prevent hate speech and misinformation. MIL can empower...